• Uploader fixed

    May 31, 2010

    Our servers were full and that is what caused the immediate rejection of some files without a reason because there was no place to put the new uploads. We cleared out about 400 gigs of space and it's now working again. Sorry for the inconvenience....

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  • Is your photo metadata stripped out when you upload it to social media sites?

    May 28, 2010

    David Riecks, at Controlled Vocabulary, has created a very important survey to test whether social media sites like Twitter or Facebook strip out your photo's metadata when you upload a photo to their sites. Here is a description with links for the survey. Please share your experiences and parti...

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  • 10 Suggestions for Better Keywording

    May 12, 2010

    Having the correct and most relevant keywords associated with your files will not only get them in front of the most interested visitors but will improve your ranking in our new search engine. Here are 10 suggestions you can think about when keywording your images. 1. You only need between ten to fifteen (5-15) keywords. Twenty-five (25) is th...

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  • COVER. EVERY. ANGLE.

    May 05, 2010

    It's hard to know how to take that shot that will sell over and over again. We get a lot of similar images uploaded to us at Cutcaster. After reviewing one particularly large batch of similar images where it appeared as if the photographer just stepped back one foot for each shot while moving his camera s...

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  • What is a comp image and does Cutcaster offer them?

    May 05, 2010

    A 'comp' (short for complimentary) is a free, low-resolution, watermarked version of Cutcasters' images. Buyers will generally download comps to evaluate an image's suitability in a particular creative project or to evaluate varying page designs. 'Comps' may also be used by photo researchers or photo buyers who are doing research or purchasing...

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